Winter Quarter 2016 Cancer Biology Journal Club

Winter Quarter 2016 Cancer Biology Journal Club

Monday, 12:00 – 12:50 pm

Location: Sprague Hall Conference Room 105

Instructor: Dr. Peter Kaiser
Topic: Cancer Metabolism

(Research-in-Progress (RIP) talks: Jan. 25, Feb. 22, and March 14)


Date Presenter Topic
1/4 Dr. Kaiser Class orientation & Workshop on Bioinformatics Web Tools for Cancer Biologists
1/11 Amber Habowski & Stephanie Sprowl
1/18 Jordan Thompson & Luke Nelson

Sohail Jahid

Hsiang Ho

RIP Talks
“PAK1 (P21-Activated Kinase 1) as a Therapeutic Target in Melanoma”
2/1 Liza Selwan & Alison McCracken
2/8 Dail Chapman & Stephanie Wu
2/15 Carolina Greco & Stefan Brooks

Stephanie Sprowl

Jeffrey Briggs & Shae Victoria

RIP Talks
“Role of Wnt Signaling in Colon Cancer Cell Metabolism- Focus on Monocarboxylate transporter 1 (MCT1)”“Towards Bladder Cancer Biosensors through Biomarker Production and Targeting”
2/19 Rebekah Dyer & Rachel Chow
3/7 Manuel Ramirez & Seong Min Kim

Archna Ravi


Da-Wei Lin

RIP Talks
“’Macropinocytosis confers low nutrient survivability in cancer cells”
“Methionine Stress sensitivity in human cancer cells”